Chamber News

Hear about education reform, challenges during Aug. 20 event

Friday, August 1, 2014

Learn about efforts and ideas for reform to improve education in Oklahoma during the annual State of the Schools event hosted by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. This year's program will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63. The State of the Schools addresses the Chamber's education

More than 400 complete InternOKC program

Monday, July 7, 2014

More than 430 interns from 70 Oklahoma companies will complete Intern OKC, a five-week program that aims to keep the brightest students in Oklahoma following graduation, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63.

Leaders from Across the State Share Oklahoma’s Bioscience Story with the World

Thursday, June 26, 2014

More than 70 scientists, business leaders, educators and economic development officers from across the state of Oklahoma will take the best of Oklahoma bioscience to San Diego in order to garner interest in Oklahoma’s bioscience industry at the 2014 BIO International Convention, June 23-26. This delegation will spend four days promoting the accomplishments of the Oklahoma bioscience sector and meeting with potential business partners.

Chamber Applauds Gov. Fallin for Veto to HB 2625

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber applauds Gov. Mary Fallin for vetoing House Bill 2625, legislation which would cripple the Oklahoma Reading Sufficiency Act by modifying third-grade retention requirements.

Oklahoma City Civic Leaders Announce OKCFEST 2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The refrain “GET YOUR KICKS ON ROUTE 66” will take on new life at the first annual OKCFEST 2014 — a new summer music festival that is the brainchild of Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett and prominent business and civic leader Fred Hall. Supported by a growing alliance of business, community and entertainment industry leaders, the OKCFEST 2014 mid-summer musical party and festival will attract an estimated 30,000 fans, and underscores the ever-growing vibrancy and vitality of Oklahoma City — both present and future.

Cure cabin fever with ideas from A Better Life OKC blog

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Now that the weather is warming up and the flowers are blooming, the Better Life blog about living in the greater Oklahoma City area has you covered in new posts this week about how to cure cabin fever. Want to explore Oklahoma's outdoors? Ready to visit a state park? Interested in camping closer to home? Click the above links to learn more. In

New Community Survey to Benefit Oklahoma City School District

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and nine community partners are inviting Oklahoma City School District parents, employees, business owners and the community-at-large to take part in a new survey that will offer valuable insight that the school district can use for reform.

OKC Chamber to receive leadership award

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber will receive a leadership award at the BioSummit and BioScience Awards Dinner on March 26.